Order: Passeriformes | Family: Thraupidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Males \ Loc. Manu Road, Cuzco
Age: Adult | Sex: Male \ Loc. Manu Road, Cuzco
Age: Adult | Sex: Female \ Loc. Eastern Andes, Ecuador
Age: Adult | Sex: Female \ Loc. Ayacucho, Peru
Status: The Capped Conebill is uncommon in montane forests of the east and west (Piura and Cajamarca) slopes of the Andes at elevations ranging between 1500-3000 m. It also occurs in Co, Ec, and Bo.
Name in Spanish: Pico-de-Cono Coronado.
Sub-species: Capped Conebill (Conirostrum albifrons atrocyaneum), Lafresnaye, 1848. W Andes of Colombia (Antioquia S on W slope to Nariño) S through Ecuador to N Peru (Piura and Cajamarca).
(Conirostrum albifrons sordidum), Berlepsch, 1901. Andes of C Peru (from Junín) S to N Bolivia (La Paz).
Meaning of Name: Conirostrum: L. conus= cone and rostrum= bill. albifrons: L. albus= white and frons= frontis, forehead, brow.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 03/01/2016.